Nolan County

Nolan County, Texas

100 E 3rd St Suite 108
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 235-2462
Fax: (325) 236-9416
www.co.nolan.tx.us

In north-central TX, west of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Philip Nolan (1771-1801), an American agitator in Spanish-held TX, killed by Spanish soldiers

Area (sq mi):: 913.93 (land 911.98; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 16.30
Population 2005: 14,878 State rank: 138 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 -4.80% Population 2000: 15,802 (White 66.30%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 28.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,077; median household $26,209; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,036-$21,683
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sweetwater County seat (10,882)

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    Sweetwater Windpower Project, Nolan County, 283 MW (of 585 MW total)
    Sweetwater Windpower Project, Nolan County, 283 MW (of 585 MW total), Ocotillo Windpower Project, Howard County, 59 MW, Notrees Windpower Project, Ector & Winkler Counties, 153 MW, Blue Wing Solar Power Project, San Antonio,14 MW, Notrees Battery Storage Project, Winkler County, 36 MW, Los Vientos I Windpower Project, Willacy County, 200 MW, Los Vientos II Windpower Project, Willacy County, 202 MW, Los Vientos III Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos IV Windpower Project, Starr County, 200 MW under construction, Los Vientos V Windpower Project, Starr County, 110 MW under construction.
    Specimens ACUNHC 1356 and 1357 were found 20 km east and 10 km south of Sweetwater in Nolan County.
    Jennifer Powis, a Sierra Club representative, said three more coal plants are on the drawing boards in Texas - the Las Brisas plant proposed in Corpus Christi, the Tenaska plant in Nolan County and the Summit Power plant near Odessa.
    announces the drilling of the Thornberg #1 in Nolan County, Texas.
    Trailblazer will generate more than $740 million in Nolan County economic impact during construction and during operation will provide more than 100 direct well-paying permanent jobs, plus an estimated 70 secondary jobs from increased local spending.
    3-MW wind turbines for the Champion wind farm in Nolan County, Texas, in 2007.
    In Nolan County, Texas, the Spires 126 2H was drilled to a total measured depth of 9,000 feet, including a 2,000 foot lateral, and completed open hole and un-stimulated.
    In Texas Duke Energy's Renewable Power Projects : Sweetwater Windpower Project, Nolan County, 283 MW (of 585 MW total); Ocotillo Windpower Project, Howard County, 59 MW; Notrees Windpower Project, Ector & Winkler Counties, 153 MW; Blue Wing Solar Power Project, San Antonio,14 MW; Notrees Battery Storage Project, Winkler County, 36 MW; Los Vientos I Windpower Project, Willacy County, 200 MW, Los Vientos II Windpower Project, Willacy County, 202 MW.
    Tenaska has acquired all necessary property and signed tax abatement agreements with Nolan County and the Nolan County Hospital District.
    A Sight record reported by Goetze (1998) is verified for Nolan County.
    In Nolan County, Texas, the Spires 126 2H recently reached a total measured depth of approximately 9,000 feet, including a 2,000 foot lateral.